Copy of August 23, 2018 Featuring David Blaine
August 23, 2018
Après Noir is the exemplification of a night out for Toronto’s indulgent urban-dwelling elite class. Branded as a world-class meeting of creative arts, nightlife and fine dining, this show series encapsulates and imports some of the best of live entertainment and an Epicurean experience in an opulent event facility Château Le Jardin.
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FIRST – Fresh burrata with drunken cherries & roasted peaches in a balsamic glaze
SECOND – Maine lobster & mango risotto
MAIN – Double cut veal chop finished in a pomegranate wine reduction with truffle mashed potatoes and grilled vegetables
DESSERT – White chocolate blueberry panna cotta with bruled figs
David Blaine by many accounts is the greatest magician and illusionist who ever lived. Innovating one of the best TV magic specials ever done at the age of twenty-three, spectators at home could feel the visceral reaction of people being astonished. Taking the craft to heights it had yet to reach, Blaine’s signature brand of street magic and live spectacles have sparked reactions that awe audiences and defy all expectations.
The Brooklyn-born, Juno-nominated S’Aida was lead singer of the 13-piece world music ensemble Kaleefah, before embarking on her solo career. She has also performed as a backing vocalist for Rita MacNeil and Patti Labelle, as well as with jazz musicians such as Jimmy Smith and Ruth Brown.
Lebanese-born Canadian musician Karl Wolf has been a singer, songwriter and producer since 2001, releasing his first solo album Face Behind the Face on MapleNationwide/Universal in 2006, followed by a second album Bite the Bullet in 2007. His third album Nightlife was released in 2009 followed by Finally Free in 2012, Stereotype in 2014 and WOW in 2015. His biggest hit has been a remake of Toto’s “Africa” sampling from the song and providing new lyrics and arrangements.
DIA sings in no less than 28 languages, including English, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, French, Farsi, Portuguese, Arabic, and Balkan dialects. Providing vocal talent at the closing ceremonies of the Toronto 2015 ParaPanAm Games at Nathan Philips Square, her intrinsic expertise is undoubtedly well-regarded throughout the GTA region while recognizing the diverse cultural voices that her hometown has to offer.
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, some consider Daniel Mazzone to be the next Andy Warhol. His work has found a home in the prized collections of some of the world’s most-recognized art collectors. Mazzone’s talents as a curator will be on display and in action at Après Noir.
Out of Orange County California, Mikey Day is a seasoned writer and performer, a Groundlings alum, and a Saturday Night Live regular. Taking the show to unexpected places, Day’s tenure on the program has been a stand-out one. As a fixture Maya and Marty and a longstanding stint as an SNL writer, Mikey Day creates comedic gold when on stage, including a memorable part of a parody web series where David Blaine tortures a couple with unwanted street magic